TrailFest Event :$40 per person at door or $35 online. Live and Silent Auction; Local Artist Exhibits; Guess the weight of a Stallion and win over $500; Wine, beer, gourmet food, and dancing. Chef’s Challenge: Award winning chef’s throughout Central Valley will prepare fish, competing for the judges and people’s choice. Saturday October 8 5pm-10pm at Project R.I.D.E (8840 Southside Avenue, Elk Grove). (916) 687.8239 to buy tickets or online at www.cvrft.org! For more information visit https://cvrtf.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/PosterFinal3.png.
Frankenstein Production: Sacramento Theatre Company. Previews at 8pm today, opens at 8pm Saturday and continues at 6:30pm Wednesdays, 12:30pm and 6:30pm Thursdays; 8pm Fridays; 2 and 8pm Saturdays; 2pm Sundays, through Oct. 30. 1419 H Street, Sacramento. Costs $15-$38(discount for seniors, students) and half off 30 minutes before show (subject to availability). (916) 443-6722.
Real Steel: (PG-13, 127 minutes): In the near-future, where the sport of boxing has gone hi-tech, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal, to get from one underground boxing venue to the next.
Restless: (PG-13, 91 minutes) Two morbid teens meet at a funeral and fall in love, only to discover each other’s hang-ups about death.
Brighton Rock: (Not Rated, 111 minutes) Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
The Ides of March: (R, 101 minutes) The movie stars Ryan Gosling as Stephen Myers, an idealistic deputy campaign manager for Governor Mike Morris (Clooney) who is in a major political battle in Ohio that could be the key to winning the Democratic nomination for the Presidency. When the opposing candidate's campaign manager (Paul Giamatti) offers Stephen a job on his staff, Stephen neglects to inform his boss (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Just as that omission is revealed, Stephen uncovers a dirty personal secret that could sink Morris' political career.
Machine Gun Preacher: (R, 123 minutes)The story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers.
1911: (R, 125 minutes) Jackie Chan stars in the drama based on the founding of the Republic of China.
The Way: (PG-13, 127 minutes) Martin Sheen stars as a father who decides to finish his late son’s pilgrimage.
Top Movies of the Week:
1. Dolphin Tale: $13.9
3. The Lion King:$10.6
5. 50/50: $8.6